Dumpling Prep

Din Tai Fung

Dumpling Prep

New York, NY +12 locations
Part Time
  • Responsibilities


    Job Title: Dumpling Prep (Dumpling Trainee)

    Status: Part-Time

    LOCATION: 4301 La Jolla Village Drive Unit 2000, San Diego, CA 92122 (Westfield UTC)

    Compensation: $23.00 - 24.50/hr The base salary or hourly wage range for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to prior experience, relevant expertise, current business needs, and market factors. Range is not inclusive of potential bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range and other factors during the hiring process.

    About Us:

    Din Tai Fung is a Chinese restaurant specializing in Xiao Long Bao, or steamed soup dumplings, each made by hand with our “Golden Ratio” of 18 folds. Originally founded in Taiwan as a cooking oil retail business in 1958, Din Tai Fung was reborn as a dumpling and noodle restaurant in 1972. Since its founding, Din Tai Fung has become world-renowned for its quality, standardization, and service. It currently has over 170 locations worldwide, including 14 US locations in California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada.

    About the Role:

    A Dumpling Trainee is tasked with preparing, putting together, folding, and steaming dumplings for guests. They operate in a show kitchen, requiring them to uphold a tidy and professional look.

    Training Expectations:

    Your journey at Din Tai Fung will begin as a Dumpling Trainee. Our hands-on dumpling training program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to ensure you have the tools for success. Upon completion of the program, graduates will transition into the Dumpling Prep role, accompanied by a competitive hourly wage increase. You can learn more about this program during your interview process.

    Benefits and Perks:

    Competitive Pay & Benefits

    Employer Contribution for individuals and eligible dependents' medical insurance

    Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

    Health Savings Account (HSA)

    Commuter Spending Accounts

    401(k) Plan with company match

    Employee Assistance Program

    Discounts through BenefitHub

    Employee Meal Discounts

    Opportunities for growth; we love promoting within!

    Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

    Prepares, measures, and cuts dough

    Rolls dumpling/bun skins

    Stuffs, closes, and arranges dumplings/buns in a steamer

    Adds meat and allergen identifiers

    Steams dumplings/buns

    Maintains a clean working space and dumpling room

    Labels all items in accordance with regulations and procedures

    Attends monthly staff and dumpling meetings

    Supporting Functions:

    Keeps all kitchen areas clean and sanitized

    Organizes items within the walk-in coolers and freezers

    Lifts/moves boxes, bags, chairs, and tables (up to 50 pounds)

    Assists with regular deep cleaning of the kitchen

    Maintains confidentiality regarding all propriety information, including but not limited to recipes and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP’s“)

    Job Requirements:

    We are searching for friendly, energetic, highly motivated people who will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

    Dumpling experience is not required

    Experience in prep, specifically with dough (pastry, pizza, etc.) is a plus

    Open Availability

    Eager to learn, enjoys to be challenged

    Ability to stand for long periods of time

    NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.

    Din Tai Fung is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Fair Chance Initiative. Din Tai Fung is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

    Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and able to provide documentation to work in the United States legally

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